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Creating a note in Common Data Service (CDS) within a solution



I am trying to create a note record with an attachment in CDS. Document attribute in CDS connector accepts base64 encoded string. 


When I create a Flow from CDS solution and save it, I get the following problem with base64 expression.

I did the same thing outside of the solution without any issue.


How do I solve this issue?


Screenshot 2019-11-03 at 7.27.26 AM.png

Flow error when it is created via CDS solution



When I looked the code view, they are different, especially parameters and method. I noticed curly brackets { } are missing at document body in a Flow created inside CDS solution.


Screenshot 2019-11-03 at 7.30.09 AM.png

Code from Flow created in the solution



Screenshot 2019-11-03 at 7.30.17 AM.png

Code from Flow created outside of the solution

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Community Support

Hi @cakhaing ,


Could you please explain more details about the Code from Flow created in the solution and Code from Flow created outside of the solution that you mentioned?


Best regards,



Community Support Team _ Alice Zhang
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I created a Flow in CDS solution. Screenshot 1 is the trigger and an action of the Flow. An action is to create a note in CDS, and it uses base64 expression. When I save the Flow, it shows me an error.


I re-created a Flow outside of CDS solution, and this has the same trigger and the same action. I can save the Flow.


Screenshot of peek code are from those Flows to highlight the differences.



  I just tried the same, and I can reproduce the error. Can't explain the difference, but, it seems, it's just expecting a prefix to know what that base 64 represents. For example, if you use the following expression, it seems to work:




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